Posted by Hunters Woods at Trails Edge on 05/07/2020 in Senior Housing

LPN (Licensed Practical Nurse)

Hunters Woods at Trails Edge
2222 Colts Neck Rd, Reston, VA 20191, USA

Employment Type
Full-Time

LPN (Licensed Practical Nurse)

Job Description

Position Summary: 

Administers medication and coordinates medical needs of the Residents with physicians, Resident Wellness Director, and family members. Observes, documents, and reports significant changes in Residents' condition, recommending changes in care needs. Supervises Wellness team members, determines shift assignments, provides instruction to Wellness team members, and ensures care is provided as instructed.

Required Job Functions: 

1. Perform all duties and responsibilities with a positive attitude, demonstrates impeccable ethics and integrity.
2. Supports the Resident Wellness Director in ensuring that the Wellness Department follows all company policies and procedures.
3. Uses company tools systems and processes as established to ensure consistency in quality of Resident care, departmental operation, communication, and safety.
4. Assists in the planning and exchange of information with other health professionals to assess Resident care needs.
5. Provides physical and emotional support to all Residents including administering medication, measuring, and recording temperature, pulse, respiration, blood pressure, etc.
6. Oversees shift; supervises Wellness team members; determines shift assignments, provides instruction to Wellness team members and ensures care is provided as instructed.
7. Ensures communication between shifts.
8. Provides corrective feedback and disciplines Wellness team members.
9. Participates in performance review process from the prospective of supervisor for Wellness team members.
10. Participates in the hiring process of Wellness team members.
11. Observes, documents, and reports significant changes in Residents' conditions. Completes monthly summary to reflect Resident status.
12. Completes all requires electronic documentation in a timely manner in Move N.
13. Assists with Resident admissions, transfers, and discharges.
14. Assists physician and Registered Nurse with specialized procedures as needed.
15. Facilitates Residents in getting to and from social, recreational, or other functions.
16. Follows all company policies and state regulations regarding medication management to include receipt, storage, administration, disposition, destruction, and documentation.
17. Verifies and stores medications upon receipt.
18. Accepts call-off from Wellness team members and when in charge of residence from hourly staff of all department; replaces call-offs and modifies schedule to ensure proper staffing.
19. Conducts and/or attends in-service training sessions and orientations.
20. Maintains current licensure, associated certifications, credentials, and annual continuing educations requirements.
21. Assure Resident safety.
22. Complete Incident/Accident Reports as needed.
23. Conducts tours in absence of management team members.
24. Responds to Residents’ needs.
25. Respects Residents’ rights, privacy, and dignity.

Requirements: 

A. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of standard nursing practices, and state and local regulations is required. Knowledge of medical records maintenance and the ability to handle emergency situations calmly and competently are required. Supervisory skills necessary. The ability to communicate effectively in English both orally and in writing is required. The ability to exercise good judgment and make confident ethical decisions is essential. Must be able to effectively manage time to complete multiple projects/tasks. Must possess computer skills. May require frequent lifting, bending, stretching, and standing for long periods of time.

B. Education
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.

C. Experience
One-year prior clinical experience is preferred. Supervisory experience preferred.

D. Certificates/Licenses
Current LPN license, in good standing, in the state employed is required. CPR certification is required.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time


Go to www.jobs.integracare.com to apply

2222 Colts Neck Rd, Reston, VA 20191, USA

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